Amy Rassen, LCSWAssociate Executive DirectorAmy Rassen manages development, implementation, evaluation and quality control for agency services and programs at JFCS -- a $22 million multi-county agency with 16 offices, over 40 programs and 750 staff.She is the founder of JFCS' Parents Place, a comprehensive preventive family resource center for parents and children.She
also initiated JFCS' Seniors-At-Home home-care service for frail home-bound elderly and Seniors-At-Home managed care division.For both programs she
has built strong contractual relationships with HMOs, IPAs and medical groups. Before working for JFCS, she was co-founder and past president of Family Support California.She
has presented and written about managed care, school reform, women in the workforce, leadership/management, volunteerism, board development, and methods for effective change.
In addition to her
responsibilities at JFCS
, Rassen addresses welfare reform, economic development, effective collaboration, family support and eldercare for local, statewide and national planning and policy boards and committees.She is currently a chair of the Family Resource Coalition of America, an executive committee member at Starting Points Carnegie Foundation Initiative, advisory board member of the National Economic Development Law Center, committee member of the United Way of San Francisco; and board member of In-Home Support Services.Rassen received her BA from Brandeis University and her MSW from Washington University and is a licensed clinical social worker.